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WO2000002003A9
The invention, in one embodiment, is an apparatus for controlling the roll, pitch, and yaw attitudes of an air or sea vehicle. The apparatus includes an actuator (20) including an actuation plane (22) and an actuation mechanism (24), cap...  
WO/2000/035744A1
A system for reducing hydrodynamic drag and vortex-induced-vibration in a bluff hull (400). The bluff hull has an internal area (510) filled with fluid, and pumps (504) pump to nozzles, preferably ones of vertically aligned slots (402). ...  
WO/2000/034118A1
A marine propulsion unit comprises a cowl (10), a propeller shaft (4) mounted on the cowl, and a propeller mounted on the propeller shaft. The propulsion unit can be mounted on a boat simply by attaching the cowl (10) to the hull of the ...  
WO/2000/026083A1
A sailing craft includes a single hydrofoil assembly (3), an aerofoil assembly (7), and a hull (5) with a rigid beam (8) interconntecting the hydrofoil assembly (3), the aerofoil assembly (7) and the hull (5) wherein the hull (5) is sepa...  
WO/2000/018641A1
The invention concerns a load-bearing structure such as a wing provided with serrated plates (16) on its free edges for breaking tip vortex generated in those places by distributing the fluid pressure. The vortex dissipation is accelerat...  
WO/2000/002003A1
The invention, in one embodiment, is an apparatus for controlling the roll, pitch, and yaw attitudes of an air or sea vehicle. The apparatus includes an actuator (20) including an actuation plane (22) and an actuation mechanism (24), cap...  
WO/1999/062760A1
High speed hybrid marine vessel (1) with integrated hydrodynamic lift-generating, roll stabilizing and pitch controlling wings (4, 5, 6), or hydrofoils, operating in two distinctly different modes, namely a hydrostatic stable low speed m...  
WO/1999/057007A1
A hydrofoil device is useable as a hydrofoil wing, propeller blade, etc. In a water flow, a relatively lower pressure is generated on a second surface (94) of the device compared with a first surface (96). Near the trailing end of the fi...  
WO/1999/055577A1
The invention pertains to an arrangement for dynamic control of running trim and list of a boat, having at least one hull with a stern. The arrangement (100) has a housing member (102), an interceptor member (103, 103'), an actuating mea...  
WO1999036313A9
Compliant mechanisms are arranged to enable airfoil and other structures to adapt their shapes to different flight conditions and thereby achieve optimum lift: drag ratios in plural flight conditions. The compliant mechanisms can be form...  
WO/1999/044885A1
The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for dynamic control of the movements and course of a high-speed vessel hull (100). The arrangement (101) comprises propulsion members (102, 102') and at least one flap member (104, 104...  
WO/1999/037533A1
The inventive stabilising device for the movements of a ship has adjustable stabilising fins, drive units (37) for adjusting the position of said stabilising fins, a control device (23 to 37) which produces the control signals correspond...  
WO/1999/036313A1
Compliant mechanisms are arranged to enable airfoil and other structures to adapt their shapes to different flight conditions and thereby achieve optimum lift: drag ratios in plural flight conditions. The compliant mechanisms can be form...  
WO/1999/030965A1
Vessel, preferably for petroleum processing and storage, with carrying capacity mainly comprised by one single hull, with a main deck (1). The new and inventive feature is comprised by at least one, mainly horizontally shaped dampening d...  
WO1999011516A3
The invention pertains to a multiple hulled boat and offshore platform (1) mounted fixed and moveable, comprising in addition a floatable functional body (3) which is pushed, bowheavy and preceded by a plurality of buoyancy appliances. S...  
WO/1999/025609A1
Methods and apparatus are disclosed based upon dispersing bubbles in a body of liquid so as to modify the mechanical properties of the liquid. In one embodiment, a bubble concentrator (10) is interposed between a gas supply conduit (11) ...  
WO/1999/019205A1
The invention concerns shipbuilding and more particularly a device for stabilising a ship's trim, that is for reducing pitching, rolling or any other such undesirable movements of the ship. The invention is characterised in that the devi...  
WO/1999/011516A2
The invention pertains to a multiple hulled boat and offshore platform (1) mounted fixed and moveable, comprising in addition a floatable functional body (3) which is pushed, bowheavy and preceded by a plurality of buoyancy appliances. S...  
WO/1999/005022A1
Stabilization apparatus (12) for a watercraft (10) having a hull (14), including at least one hydrofoil (20) with a leading edge (22) and a trailing edge (24), the edges defining a chord (26) extending therebetween, the at least one hydr...  
WO/1999/001340A1
The invention concerns a stabilising device for sailing boats with longitudinal plane of general symmetry (P) provided with a keel (3) or a tail fin, characterised in that it comprises stabilising means consisting of at least a mobile st...  
WO/1999/000297A1
An active control method and apparatus for encouraging the early destruction of trailing vortices formed by a lifting body having at least two control surfaces (68, 70) on each side and creating multiple vortex pairs is provided. The met...  
WO/1998/038081A1
A method for counteracting heeling of a vessel due to a movement of first masses on the vessel, by means of movement of second masses thereon, which movements create respective static moments about the vessel's centre of gravity. Accordi...  
WO/1998/036961A1
A boat may have one, two or more hulls having rearward facing steps (26) on the side thereof to cause a rearward void and thus reduce drag on the sides when travelling at speed. Advantageously a boat may have two side hulls (16, 17) and ...  
WO/1998/031586A1
A method and an apparatus for monitoring the wave formation from a vessel, particularly after high speed ferries, based on calculation of the Froude number.  
WO/1998/030439A1
There is referred to a hull construction for a single hull vessel (10), especially designed for drilling and production operations in largely stationary positions. The hull construction is characterised by a combination of individually k...  
WO/1998/029299A1
A spar platform comprising a deck (12), a buoyant tank assembly (14) including a first buoyant section (14a) connected to the deck, a second buoyant section (14b) arranged below the first buoyant section and a buoyant spacing structure i...  
WO/1998/029298A1
The present invention is a spar platform (10) having a deck (12) supported by a buoyant tank assembly (22) having a buoyant chamber outside wall (18) and a buoyant chamber inside wall (20) which defines a vertically extending open moonpo...  
WO/1998/025816A1
A system for manoeuvring and braking of a ship, comprising a roll stabilization fin system (1) placed at the ship's sides, and a bow rudder system (2). The roll stabilization fins system (1) comprises a fin (3) attached to a transmission...  
WO/1998/024684A1
The invention relates to a method of trimming a vessel (1) by generating a trimming force (L) engaging on the vessel transversely of the sailing direction (V), the magnitude of which depends on the sailing speed of the vessel. A relative...  
WO/1998/022336A1
A floating spar structure for offshore hydrocarbon recovery operations is disclosed having a vertically oriented elongated floating hull (22) with a buoyant upper section (21) and a ballasted lower section (23) and an anchoring system (2...  
WO/1998/017525A1
The invention relates to the vessel consisting of a float (40), a frame (10) and a driving mechanism (60). At least one float (40) and at least one weight (50) are attached to a frame (10) and a cabin (30) is connected to the frame (10)....  
WO/1998/006623A1
With the proposed invention, designed for reducing or mitigating undesirable movement of moored ships (1), the ship is provided with at least one stabilisator (1) that is unilaterally secured to a leverarm (3), orthogonally oriented in r...  
WO/1998/002345A1
The aquatic vehicle (10) includes a propulsion force provided by propulsion sources; a center of mass, a center of propulsion and a center of resistance; double blade control surfaces (28, 32), with each control surface being constructed...  
WO/1997/048597A1
A lift-generating device for a power boat includes a boundary (4) of semi-circular form in cross section mounted beneath the propeller (5) of the boat so that the propeller (5) produces a high-speed water flow over the upwardly facing su...  
WO/1997/047876A1
A floating power plant, comprising a floating body (2) having an underside (10) designed for contact with a body of water, side walls (3), water turbines (6, 7) located in the floating body (2), generators (60) connected to the water tur...  
WO/1997/036780A1
A watercraft suspension system comprising at least one flat-bottomed float (2) having vertical sides and a non-negligible parallelepiped internal space and supporting the hull (1) via adjustable shock absorbers (3) arranged at the front ...  
WO1997015488A3  
WO/1997/022513A1
A monohull water-borne craft having a hull (1) which comprises a bow portion (2), a stern portion (3) and opposite sides (33) characterised by a main hull portion (1) and an opposed pair of elongate stabilizers (8) extending along the sa...  
WO/1997/020729A1
A dampening device for dampening the vertical wave-induced motion component of a floating structure. The dampener projects in the form of a skirt down below the bottom of the floating structure (11) and consists of a plurality of channel...  
WO/1997/015488A2
This invention discloses an elevation foil mounted on a watercraft, wherein at least a portion of the elevation foil is located in the projected disk area of a propeller of the watercraft. A method for the stabilization of the orientatio...  
WO/1996/033910A1
An arrangement (10) for the reduction of wave-induced motions of a vessel having at least in part water jet propulsion is taught. The water jet engine comprises a nozzle (1) capable of being rotated about a substantially vertical axis (2...  
WO/1996/022220A1
A surface-effect vessel including a central hull (2) and two thin side keels (3a, 3b) located on either side of the central hull and defining therewith, under the deadworks of the vessel (4), an air tunnel (12a, 12b) with an open side fa...  
WO/1996/020105A1
Mechanism for dynamic trimming of the floating position of a planing or semi-planing ship hull during operation thereof, including a plate (3) that is submerged transversely to the relative water flow directly behind the bottom of the hu...  
WO/1996/020106A1
A mechanism and method for dynamic trimming of a floating position of a planing or semi-planing ship hull. The ship hull has a continuously adjustable support plane relative to the operational angle at the stem of the ship hull. The supp...  
WO/1996/005099A1
The exhaust gases of a boat motor are led to a buffer chamber (6) with the intention of lowering exhaust sound. The buffer chamber is located beneath the waterline of the boat and is mounted on a trim tab (3) fitted to the transom (1) of...  
WO/1996/003310A1
A semi-submerged catamaran, of which a submerged body is elongated to improve the speed of the catamaran and which undergoes less shaking at stopping. A semi-submerged catamaran (10) comprises respective attitude control fins (5A, 5B) wh...  
WO/1996/001207A1
Submersible boat is capable of navigating both on the water surface and submerged, the diving taking place by dynamic effect when the operator requires it, the boat having a catamaran type structure, comprising two side floats (1-1') whi...  
WO/1995/026294A1
A spar platform (1) is provided comprising an essentially vertical cylindrical buoyant vessel (7) and a shroud (4) surrounding the essentially vertical cylindrical vessel (7) wherein the shroud comprises two essentially perpendicular int...  
WO1995022485A3  
WO/1995/022485A2
A pushing unit with a pusher craft (1) and a lighter (2) pushed and controlled by the pusher craft is designed for use in shallow waters with the optimum cargo-carrying capacity in that the pusher craft (1) is propelled by a paddle-wheel...  

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